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|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music|
|Alternate Name(s):||Cabrillo Guild of Music|
Cabrillo Music Festival
|Address:||147 S. River St. Suite 232|
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 9-5|
|Description:||Box Office: 831-420-5260
America's longest running contemporary orchestral music festival is held each August at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium (307 Church Street, downtown Santa cruz). Maestro Cristian Macelaru was appointed Music Director in 2017, following in the footsteps of Marin Alsop (1992-2016), John Adams (1991), Dennis Russel Davies (1974-1990), Aaron Copland (1978), Carlos Chavez (1970-1973), and Gerhard Samuel (1963-1968). Established in 1963 in Aptos, CA, the festival includes two full weeks of concerts, open rehearsals, professional education programs, talks with established and early-career composers and musicians, and the following free community events: the Free Family Concert, the Church Street Fair featuring local performing and visual artists and food and wine from local purveyors, and a Creativity Tent for Kids.
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FEES: Tax deductible donations accepted at all levels. Varied prices for concerts. Numerous events are free!
|Programs:||Festival takes place during first two weeks in August.
|Meetings:||Board meetings are held each month.|
|Publications:||Cabrillo Festival season brochure|
|Languages other than English:||None|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Two Blocks|
|Eligibility:||Open to All|
|Fees:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Monterey County|
San Benito County
San Mateo County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
|Chamber Music Groups|
Chamber Music Performances
|This record last modified October 15, 2016|